Back, shoulder and neck pain have plagued me for years, primarily due to the nature of my work and sitting at a computer for 12+ hours per day. I’ve learned to focus on prevention with stretching, trigger point massage (at home and professional) and natural supplements. This has reduced flareups significantly, but occasionally I still […]
It comes as no surprise that the majority of Canada is cold for most of the year. There is no place in Canada where you can get away without heating your home for part of the year, even here in British Columbia. Reducing your heating bill by as little as 10% could save you hundreds […]
Adult holiday parties are in full swing this time of year in Canada. Party planners can avoid the dreaded boredom with fun holiday-theme party games, without spending hours on preparation or explaining difficult rules.
We’d all love to see children reading more books, especially those they can learn from. Giving a book to a child is the easy part. The challenge is getting them to read it. The key to choosing a book they’ll love is to think like they do, based on what they already enjoy.
Games can make Halloween so much more fun and memorable. You don’t have to be Disney parents and put a lot of time and energy into it. These easy games require very little time to prepare and they’re guaranteed to bring out the witch cackles in all who play.
In our house, Halloween was a time to overindulge on candy. It was part of the fun of the event and once the ‘good stuff’ was gone, the rest got tossed out anyway. The only thing I did to limit intake was to selflessly eat some myself. However, I’ve picked up many fantastic ideas for […]
From books by beloved childhood stars Lois, Sharon and Bram, to the latest STEM toys, Indigo’s top gifts will sure to please every Canadian big kid and little kid this holiday season!
Pumpkin carving has come a long way since I was a child in New Brunswick. Carving triangles and a toothy grin into a pumpkin was enough to impress visitors. Now, I’m blown away every year by the talent and creativity behind some truly amazing pumpkin designs. Many of these designs can be easily replicated using […]
When it comes to honey, many people think of it simply as a way to sweeten some foods and beverages, but it can do so much more than that. Raw honey, specifically, has many healing abilities and health benefits, aside from just tasting great. That has inspired scientists to research it as an alternative for […]
With school back in session, Canadian municipalities, organizations and businesses are imploring parents to stay calm and focused during the chaotic school zone rush hours of drop-off and pick-up. An increase in pedestrian and bicyclist accidents overall in Canada, has resulted in an urgent need for education and awareness.